This is the ninth in a series of ten posts on hiring candidates with characteristics linked to high performance. Each post focuses on a single key candidate trait, why it matters and how recruiters can develop processes to correctly and fairly evaluate for it.
So far, we’ve covered the science of first impressions, hiring for personality versus character, how to hire committed candidates, how to find motivated candidates, how to hire collaborative individuals, how to hire passionate candidates, finding candidates with the right skillset for your role, and the value of growth minded candidates.
The nature of work often boils down to how we solve problems. Whether you’re a startup, a manufacturer, a retailer, a bank, or a consultancy, you’re helping your customers solve some kind of problem.